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Impact of a Private Non-Rail Pension
(Posted May 29, 2016)
Question 1246: I receive a Tier 2 total disability benefit. Before working for the railroad and becoming injured, I worked a number of years for a family-owned business. My employment at that business ended a few years before I started with the railroad. What will happen to my disability benefit if I start to receive a small pension benefit from the family-owned business?
Your private pension would have no effect on your Railroad Retirement Annuity.
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